(1) The problem is no longer that it's brazen, but that it's banal.
(2) The banalities of a news conference take on a strange significance when the men who summon the world's cameras are members of a feared insurgent group that banned television when they ruled Afghanistan and sheltered al-Qaida.
(3) As human papilloma virus type 5 is known to have malignant potential, clinicians should be on the lookout for these banal-looking and distinctly non-warty lesions in renal transplant recipients.
(4) But neither Jalili nor any other candidate has so far offered much in the election other than banalities – despite Iran's mounting problems, which now centre on the reduction of oil exports from 2.2m barrels a day to 1.1m in the past year due to tightening western sanctions.
(5) Most of the macroscopically visible abnormalities of the placenta are of no functional significance, the major exception to this general banality being the uncommon large haemangioma which can cause complications in the mother, fetus and neonate.
(6) He does this quite a lot, and even fairly banal details about his personal life are injuncted the moment they're out of his mouth, which is frustrating but unsurprising, given his publicity-shy reputation.
(7) Instead a banally labelled Office for Students (OfS) is to be created.
(8) Achebe's writing isn't anything as banal as cultural relativism – something he has been accused of – but a powerful refutation of the fact that before the white man, Africa was a "blank sheet of civilisation".
(9) So Zhou Enlai’s famous reply was actually quite banal – yet is now universally reinterpreted as a gem of sempiternal Chinese wisdom.
(10) And, at a time when Apple was essentially reinventing home electronics, Fiorina’s spectacularly banal mission statement was, “ Invent ” which is probably why we’re not all calling all tablets “H-Pads” today.
(11) There is indeed evidence to indicate that signaling molecules involved in cellular communication are 'banalized': that means that their receptors are liable to be expressed in almost any tissue by a wide variety of cells.
(12) Particular difficulty was experienced with small (less than 5 mm), flat lesions, which can be banal or potentially malignant.
(13) “One could clearly see from the evidence presented that Mladić, Karadžić and others from the Serb leadership of the time were not mythical characters – neither monsters, as the Bosniak victim narrative paints them, nor heroes and “fathers of the nation” as they are presented by the dominant Serb politic – but banal, self-centred opportunists drunk on the unchecked power to command lives and deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.
(14) Alternatively, might it not suggest that quite apart from banal, administrative, bureaucratic "filtering" – routine chucking out cases sent by applicants many years after a final domestic disposal, or without any domestic proceedings having been undertaken – the court is already making extensive use of highly discretionary concepts such as "manifestly ill-founded" to pre-judge the interest of its caseload, and is already selecting cases which it regards as "serious" or "important"?
(15) It's a trajectory that is on the one hand explainable, even banal.
(16) It looks as if someone, in a great hurry, has crammed details of the most banal US shopping mall design of the late 1980s and more recent Chinese design into a laptop in their student bedsit, pressed the "print" button and then, unbelievably, convinced someone, in an equal hurry, to build them.
(17) Occasionally, Sting sings in the sort of broad Newcastle accent he has never revealed before, the one he has previously felt placed him back in the small terraced street he grew up in, a place he once described as an "enclave of banality".
(18) As for bacterial pneumonias they usually present as an acute lobar pneumonia with a banal organism but severe gram negative pneumonias are possible justifying a detailed systematic approach in certain cases.
(19) That is why May should throw away the banalities and try to address a fundamental truth.
(20) Therefore it is very important to inform all patients and their parents about the low, but lifelong risk of infection following splenectomy in order to begin the antibiotic therapy as soon as possible even in cases of banal infections.
(a.) Worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject.
(1) Berg sat with Leija on Thursday evening, learning to sing Chris Medina's What Are Words, which includes lyrics that could be considered unbearably trite were they not now so fitting: "And I know an angel was sent just for me, And I know I'm meant to be where I am, And I'm gonna be, Standing right beside her tonight."
(2) "That might sound trite, but it does feel that way.
(3) Giles Oakley London • In conception and format, it was trite – while being undeservedly pompous and self-esteeming.
(4) It sounds trite now, but I was born in '58, so when I was seven or eight the city [of Liverpool] was awash with music.
(5) Inside that trite sentence, “We need to figure out how to make this work for everyone,” hides the skeleton of a monster.
(6) The three-day Baltimore retreat exposed discord within the ranks, but largely the same leadership espoused trite slogans that long predated Trump.
(7) Although it might seem trite to point out that tissue sampling is a potential source of experimental error, this survey disclosed that even experienced investigators in fact often work with cartilage that is contaminated by non-cartilaginous tissue of which they were unaware.
(8) I should, by rights, have produced a 300-word listicle containing trite, observational humour about self-service checkouts, but disappointingly, Buzzfeed got there first .
(9) A case in point is The Black Eyed Peas song Where Is The Love?, which when heard on the radio can seem a bit trite in its appeal for pan-global understanding, but in this context chimed perfectly with the need for clear, emphatic statements following trauma.
(10) The guest list pass from the 3rdeyegirl gig is still stuck fast to the inside of my jacket To say Prince was a rare figure, even in the glorified secure unit that is pop, is a little trite.
(11) Over the past few years of recession and regression, it has become a trite truism of European politics that you can't go wrong going to the right.
(12) These relations are in reality, not just as a trite phrase, a potential "win-win situation".
(13) I also wanted to slightly complicate rather than clarify the Nick situation because it’s so easy to come up with trite answers – that he came from a stuffy, upper-middle-class background, nobody understood him.
(14) To say it is a victory for hope may sound trite and cliched, but it is really the only explanation for what has occurred.
(15) In the case of Podemos, repeatedly attacking la casta (the elites) may seem simple or trite on paper, as some have argued, but expressing your disavowal in the context of Spain’s domination by a corrupt, unreformable “regime of 78” (the year of the post-Franco constitution) which is in thrall to the troika and their friends in the bailed-out banks, as well as 40 years of Francoist patriarchy before that, becomes potentially transcendent.
(16) "It is just not good enough to give a trite phrase saying we will learn lessons if you don't learn the lessons and if you don't make sure on a regular basis that the lessons have filtered down to your officers.
(17) He told the BBC: "I wasn't having a go at multiculturalism itself, I was having a go at the rather trite way, frankly, it was represented in the opening ceremony.
(18) For whose benefit are those early Sunday morning photos of piles of finished marking accompanied by a trite, self-congratulatory message?
(19) I have read it three times to satisfy myself that there is nothing trivial, trite or ridiculous about it.
(20) Inside that trite sentence, 'We need to figure out how to make this work for everyone,' hides the skeleton of a monster I disagree that the old way is better.